1985, 105m, 35mm, USA

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Screened June 15–18, 2019

Chicago theater director Gordon made the leap into moviemaking and successfully splattered the landing with his gory, racy, and puckish adaptation of several H.P. Lovecraft stories that initially skipped MPAA submission. Med student Jeffrey Combs gets new friend/colleague Bruce Abbott to assist in utterly unsanctioned experiments to raise the dead; Kael found that “the bloodier it gets, the funnier it is.”


A film by Stuart Gordon